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Employment and Occupational Information in Ohio



Snapshot of Employment in Ohio in 2010
4,921,690
Total Employment
10.10 %
Unemployment Rate
$40,890
Average Annual Salary
  • #7 amongst U.S. states ranked by total employment.

  • #24 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its female civilian population aged 16 and over that constitutes its labor force.

  • #24 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its female civilian population aged 16 and over that is in active employment.

  • #27 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its civilian population aged 16 and over that is in active employment.

  • #28 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its civilian population aged 16 and over that constitutes its labor force.

  • #28 amongst U.S. states ranked by average annual wages.

  • #32 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its male civilian population aged 16 and over that constitutes its labor force.

  • #31 amongst U.S. states ranked by lowest annual unemployment rate among women.

  • #32 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its male civilian population aged 16 and over that is in active employment.

  • #35 amongst U.S. states ranked by lowest annual unemployment rate.

  • #40 amongst U.S. states ranked by total employment growth from the previous year.

  • #41 amongst U.S. states ranked by lowest annual unemployment rate among men.

  • #44 amongst U.S. states ranked by average annual wages growth from the previous year.

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Total Employment for Ohio in 2010
Figure 1. Total Employment
Total Employment by Gender for Ohio in 2010
Figure 2. Employment by Gender
Employment Percent Change for Ohio in 2010 Figure 3. Employment Percent Change
Unemployment Rate for Ohio in 2010 Figure 4. Unemployment Rate
Percent of Civilian Population (16 and above) in Employment in Ohio in 2010 Figure 5. Percentage of Civilian Population in Employment


Ohio
United States
Total Employment
4,921,690
127,097,160
Total Employment Amount Change from 2009 to 2010
-169,800
-3,550,450
Total Employment Percent Change from 2009 to 2010
-0.03 %
-0.03 %
Percent of Women Employed
55.20 %
53.60 %
Percent of Men Employed
62.40 %
58.50 %
Unemployment Rate
10.10 %
9.60 %
Unemployment Rate Amongst Women
8.50 %
8.60 %
Unemployment Rate Amongst Men
11.50 %
10.50 %
Table 1. Employment Information for Ohio


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Salary Information for Ohio
Annual Salary Distribution for Ohio in 2010 Figure 6. Annual Salary Distribution
Hourly Wage Distribution for Ohio in 2010 Figure 7. Hourly Wage Distribution
Average Annual Salary for Ohio in 2010 Figure 8. Average Annual Salary
Average Hourly Wage for Ohio in 2010 Figure 9. Average Hourly Wage
Wage Increase Percent for Ohio in 2010 Figure 10. Average Annual Wage Percent Change


Ohio
United States
Average Annual Salary
$40,890
$44,410
Average Hourly Wage
$19.66
$21.35
Average Annual Salary Change from 2009 to 2010
0.01 %
0.02 %
Table 2. Salary Information for Ohio


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VIEW ALL OHIO OCCUPATIONS HERE
HIGHEST PAYING OCCUPATIONS
1. Management Occupations: $99,920
2. Legal Occupations: $81,110
3. Computer and Mathematical Occupations: $69,560
4. Architecture and Engineering Occupations: $69,190
5. Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations: $66,890
Table 3. Highest Paying Ohio Occupations

FASTEST GROWING SALARIES
1. Legal Occupations: 0.04 %
2. Protective Service Occupations: 0.03 %
3. Business and Financial Operations Occupations: 0.02 %
4. Architecture and Engineering Occupations: 0.02 %
5. Personal Care and Service Occupations: 0.01 %
Table 4. Ohio Occupations with the Fastest Growing Salaries

POPULAR OCCUPATIONS
1. Office and Administrative Support Occupations: 16.52 %
2. Sales and Related Occupations: 10.48 %
3. Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations: 9.25 %
4. Production Occupations: 8.80 %
5. Transportation and Material Moving Occupations: 7.44 %
Table 5. Popular Ohio Occupations
(Percentage of Total Employment for the State)
FASTEST GROWING EMPLOYMENT
1. Management Occupations: 0.04 %
2. Healthcare Support Occupations: 0.02 %
3. Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations: 0.02 %
4. Education, Training, and Library Occupations: 0.01 %
5. Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations: 0.00 %
Table 6. Ohio Occupations with the Fastest Growing Employment


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Ohio Metro Areas Information


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HIGHEST PAYING METRO AREAS
1. Columbus, OH: $43,740
2. Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH: $42,830
3. Cincinnati-Middletown, OH: $42,640
4. Dayton, OH: $42,410
5. Akron, OH: $41,070
Table 7. Metro Areas with the Highest Salaries

METRO AREAS WITH FASTEST GROWING WAGES
1. Springfield, OH: 0.05 %
2. Mansfield, OH: 0.02 %
3. Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH: 0.02 %
4. Lima, OH: 0.02 %
5. Akron, OH: 0.02 %
Table 8. Metro Areas with the Fastest Growing Salaries

POPULAR METRO AREAS
1. Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH: 968,160
2. Cincinnati-Middletown, OH: 963,290
3. Columbus, OH: 885,440
4. Dayton, OH: 359,280
5. Akron, OH: 307,140
Table 9. Metro Areas with Highest Employment
FASTEST GROWING METRO AREAS
1. Sandusky, OH: 0.00 %
2. Springfield, OH: -0.02 %
3. Columbus, OH: -0.03 %
4. Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH: -0.03 %
5. Lima, OH: -0.03 %
Table 10. Metro Areas with the Fastest Growing Employment


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Ohio Business Statistics Information
LARGEST NUMER OF FIRMS
1. Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH : 43,881
2. Cincinnati-Middletown, OH: 37,083
3. Columbus, OH : 30,822
4. Akron, OH : 14,329
5. Dayton, OH : 14,207
Table 11. Metro Areas with the Largest Number of Registered Firms (2008)
HIGHEST CONCENTRATION OF ESTABLISHMENTS
1. Columbus, OH : 1.3
2. Cincinnati-Middletown, OH: 1.3
3. Dayton, OH : 1.29
4. Toledo, OH : 1.24
5. Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH : 1.24
Table 12. Metro Areas with the Highest Number of Establishments Per Firm (2008)
HIGHEST EMPLOYMENT PER FIRM
1. Columbus, OH : 25.73
2. Cincinnati-Middletown, OH: 25.55
3. Dayton, OH : 23.8
4. Toledo, OH : 22.81
5. Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH : 21.65
Table 13. Metro Areas with the Highest Number of Employees Per Firm (2008)
HIGHEST ANNUAL PAYROLL PER FIRM
1. Columbus, OH : $1,074,249
2. Cincinnati-Middletown, OH: $1,073,939
3. Dayton, OH : $909,477
4. Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH : $895,301
5. Toledo, OH : $843,718
Table 14. Metro Areas with the Highest Annual Payroll Per Firm (2008)


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LARGEST EMPLOYMENT
1. Health care and social assistance: 16.21%
2. Manufacturing: 15.71%
3. Retail trade: 12.38%
4. Accommodation and food services: 9.2%
5. Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services: 7.32%
Table 15. Local Industries with the Largest Employment (2008)
LARGEST NUMER OF FIRMS
1. Other services (except public administration): 25,759
2. Construction: 23,020
3. Professional, scientific, and technical services: 22,710
4. Retail trade: 22,670
5. Health care and social assistance: 20,550
Table 16. Local Industries with the Largest Number of Registered Firms (2008)
HIGHEST EMPLOYMENT PER FIRM
1. Utilities: 167.54
2. Management of companies and enterprises: 107.31
3. Manufacturing: 51.88
4. Information: 51.36
5. Educational services: 41.9
Table 17. Local Industries with the Highest Number of Employees Per Firm (2008)
HIGHEST ANNUAL PAYROLL PER FIRM
1. Utilities: $14,462,950
2. Management of companies and enterprises: $8,708,988
3. Information: $2,816,976
4. Manufacturing: $2,450,483
5. Finance and insurance: $1,702,308
Table 18. Local Industries with the Highest Annual Payroll Per Firm (2008)


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Further Information on Employment and Occupations in Ohio


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Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Department of Labor and U.S. Census Bureau, Department of Commerce




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